“There is evidence of the illegal import of over 100 kilos of Venezuelan gold, in addition to the concealment of the origin of over [$5.7 million],” the Federal Police note states
According to the police, the piece is a marble sculpture of a human head representing Asclepius, the Greek God of healing, from 400 BC.
In a note, the police report that investigations have found that 14 Brazilians have been sent to Mexico, where they still await instructions on crossing the US border. Another seven Brazilian nationals are believed to be in São Paulo, where they wait for guidance from ring members to migrate abroad.
Over 223 million Brazilian taxpayer numbers were placed on sale on online forums, in addition to details like names, addresses, income, income tax, photos, beneficiaries under the Bolsa Família cash transfer program, and credit scores.
In a note, the police added they found that ivory-made objects have been traded in the antiquity fair on Paulista Avenue and in the free area underneath the Assis Chateaubriand São Paulo Art Museum (Masp).